Gordon Merrick

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Birthday
3, 1916
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 27, 1988 (71)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
3, 1916
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 27, 1988 (71)

About

An American author of homosexual-themed works, he is particularly known for such novels as The Strumpet Wind (1947) and The Demon at Noon (1954). His later works include Perfect Freedom (1982) and The Good Life (1997).

Before Fame

He studied French literature at Princeton University and subsequently acted in several Broadway plays.

Trivia

He was one of the first people to write about homosexual themes for a large audience.

Family Life

During his years as a Broadway actor, Merrick had a relationship with Moss Hart.

Associated With

He and Wayne Rogers both studied at Princeton.

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